Yellow Bird Cocktail Recipe

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Yellow Bird Cocktail Recipe

A rum cocktail called the Yellow Bird gets its color from Italian vanilla liqueur Galliano. If you want to broaden your tiki repertoire, try this old-school cocktail. No matter how you make it, the yellow bird is a great summer drink. Cocktails with tropical fruit in them, such as the yellow bird, are fun to drink. Orange juice is the main ingredient in the primary recipe, but pineapple and banana also make an appearance in many yellow bird variations. It is a drink that is a hit on the beaches of the Caribbean, but you will find that no two are alike.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Yellow Bird Cocktail Recipe is 5 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Yellow Bird Cocktail Recipe is 185 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Yellow Bird Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Strainer


  • Collins glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 1/2 lime (juiced)
  • 1 1/2 ounces orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce Galliano liqueur
  • 1 1/2 ounces dark rum​
  • 1 1/2 ounces light rum​
  • Ice cubes
  • Mint sprig (garnish)
  • Cherry (garnish)

Steps to Make It

  • Put the lime juice and ice cubes into a cocktail shaker.
  • Add the rums, orange juice, and liqueur.
  • Shake well for 30 seconds.
  • Strain into a collins glass.
  • Put the cherry and mint spring as garnish.
  • Serve and enjoy.

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